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Hosted by screenwriter and producer Hudson Phillips, the ScriptBlast Screenwriting Podcast exists to help you write better screenplays and write a better life. Learn more at http://www.scriptblast.com

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Hosted by screenwriter and producer Hudson Phillips, the ScriptBlast Screenwriting Podcast exists to help you write better screenplays and write a better life. Learn more at http://www.scriptblast.com

    Ep 12 - Finding Success Outside of Hollywood with Luke Pilgrim & Brad Kennedy

    Ep 12 - Finding Success Outside of Hollywood with Luke Pilgrim & Brad Kennedy

    Have you been bitten by the filmmaking bug but find yourself stuck in the middle of nowhere thousands of miles from the industry? It is possible to do what you love every day and make a living off of it. 

    In this episode, Hudson talks with Luke Pilgrim and Brad Kennedy of Sozo Bear Films about their filmmaking journey. You'll learn:


    how to make genre film on a low budget without sacrificing quality
    how to use film school to your advantage
    how and why to find a filmmaking partner
    how to knock self-promotion out of the park

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    • 48 min
    Ep. 11 - Finding Healing through Writing with Victoria Negri

    Ep. 11 - Finding Healing through Writing with Victoria Negri

    Do you have a personal story that you want to get out into the world? What if you could make EVERY script you write more personal? 

    In this episode, Hudson talks with writer / director / producer / actor Victoria Negri about the process of bringing her brilliant, beautiful, and very personal debut film, GOLD STAR, to life. You'll learn:


    how to explore your personal struggles through writing and filmmaking.
    the importance of finding your tribe.
    tips on networking for introverts.
    practical advice for making your own movie.

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    • 58 min
    Ep. 10 - Learning by Doing with Walker Whited

    Ep. 10 - Learning by Doing with Walker Whited

    Every writer with a dream, repeat after me: "It is possible to make my own feature film." This series of interviews show that it can happen with very few resources as long as you have a tenacious drive, you surround yourself with the right people, and you never give up. In this episode, Hudson talks with Walker Whited, the writer & director behind the feature film By Nights End, about how he got started in film, some of the practical ways he brought By Nights End to life so quickly and effectively, and how he turned his envy into something beautiful.


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    • 43 min
    Ep. 9 - 5 Tips for Rewriting with Jenny Frankfurt

    Ep. 9 - 5 Tips for Rewriting with Jenny Frankfurt

    Writing is rewriting. One of the key fundamentals of screenwriting is learning how to take and implement notes. On this episode, Hudson talks about these concepts with with Jenny Frankfurt, founder of the Finish Line Script Competition—a contest built on the “development notes” concept. Jenny shares her tips for breaking into the industry and walks us through the top 5 mistakes most writers make in their first drafts and what we can do about it in the rewrite.

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    • 1 hr
    Ep. 8 - Balancing Priorities with Will Dennis

    Ep. 8 - Balancing Priorities with Will Dennis

    If you ever feel like you have to constantly do, do, do as a writer / filmmaker or else you’ll lose your place in the race to the “breaking in” finish line, you’re not alone. On this episode, Hudson chats with Will Dennis, the writer, director, and star of the new indie rom-com Vanilla, about how to maintain sanity and balance priorities while living the indie film life.


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    • 1 hr 5 min
    Ep. 7 - Embracing Delusion with Megan Peterson & Hannah Black

    Ep. 7 - Embracing Delusion with Megan Peterson & Hannah Black

    The filmmaking world is not an easy one (to put it extremely lightly) and filmmakers are rarely prepared to cope with the ups and downs of the emotional journey. Hudson chats with actors/writers/directors Megan Peterson & Hannah Black about the insane roller coaster journey they've experienced on their Duplass Brothers produced film, Drought, and what it takes to keep going in the face of smashed expectations.


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    • 1 hr

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